Each volunteer-led special group or committee is centered around a common interest or shared experience. Contact us or refer to the volunteer group’s website to learn more and join.
Order of the Trefoils
Order of the Trefoils, or more fondly known as OOTTs (pronounced oo-ts), is a volunteer-led group of Girl Scouts River Valleys service unit managers. This group meets regularly to connect and support one another, share information about upcoming events and activities, bounce ideas off one another, and more. Check out the OOTTs website or the volunteer events calendar for upcoming OOTTs meetings.
The Heritage Committee collects, organizes, and preserves the historical records of the council including photos, memorabilia, uniforms, books, and oral histories. This committee displays and provides information to community historical centers and at the North Star Museum. They also work to maintain Girl Scouts River Valleys’ collection with Minnesota Reflections.
Members of the Spookamaga Witches Crew join the fun in creating the Spook-tacular extras that add to the excitement of fright sites built by Girl Scouts in the fall. Crew members are needed before, during, and after the event. Learn more.
Lakamaga Adult Education Conference
The Lakamaga Adult Education Conference is an opportunity for Girl Scout volunteers to enrich their volunteering experience and connect with one another while soaking up the outdoors at Camp Lakamaga. This event is hosted by the volunteer-led Adult Enrichment Committee. Learn more and register for the conference on their website.
Adult volunteers and alums come together to engage in various Girl Scout activities and create connections with their peers. For more information on the next Connections Retreat, request an invite to access the secured retreat website or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second Winds promotes all things outdoors within Girl Scouts. They provide assistance in outdoor skills and programs including planning, implementing, and volunteering at outdoor events like encampments and field days. They chair three older girl encampments each year and award scholarships to girls who have been accepted to the Destinations travel program. They meet three times per year in April, September, and December.
Tuesday Group and Troop 1976
These alum volunteers meet the second Tuesday of the month from 9 am–12 pm at the Brooklyn Center Service Center to provide administrative volunteer support to the council. Troop 1976 alums started meeting after the 1976 National Convention in Seattle and continue to meet over four decades later.